Peroral endoscopic fundoplication: a brand-new intervention for GERD

Post written by Akiko Toshimori, MD, from the Digestive Diseases Center, Showa University Koto Toyosu Hospital, Showa University Tokyo, Japan. Last year, we reported POEM+fundoplication (POEM+F). In brief, POEM+F is a combination procedure of endoscopic myotomy and NOTES fundoplication for the purpose of preventing GERD after POEM. This time, we performed NOTES fundoplication for a …

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Transoral incisionless fundoplication

Nikhil A. Kumta, MD from the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at Weill Cornell Medical College in New York, New York, USA presents this video case, "Transoral incisionless fundoplication for treatment of refractory GERD after peroral endoscopic myotomy." Medical management of gastroesophageal reflux disease with proton pump inhibitors is effective in 70-80% of patients. For …

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